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Choux au Craquelin with Apple & Salted Caramel

JUMP TO RECIPE Well, well, well, if it isn’t January all over again! Can you believe it?? To be honest, to me it feels like Christmas has not yet happened and here we are… Anyway! Today I am bringing one of my favourite bakes of all times: a choux au craquelin with apples, salted caramel and some beautiful cream. This will honestly make your mouth so, so happy. You may be wondering what the heck is a choux a craquelin. Well, basically is a profiterole with a crunchy top made mostly of sugar. It’s different from profiteroles because while these are soft when you bite into them, the choux au craquelin are crunchy. Let’s deep into this, shall we? What...

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How BYU’s defense spurred a crucial WCC victory over defensive-minded Saint Mary’s

Brigham Young Cougars forward Seneca Knight (24) blocks the shot by Saint Mary’s Gaels center Mitchell Saxen (10) in Provo on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. BYU won 52-43. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News PROVO — As the final seconds slipped off the clock Saturday night at the packed and raucous Marriott Center, Alex Barcello stood near midcourt, clutching the ball. Barcello looked like he had just crossed a desert after a grueling 40-day journey. Instead it was a grueling 40-minute game against Saint Mary’s, filled with scoring droughts, physical play and strong defensive performances on both sides. The scoreboard told the story of the type of game it had been: BYU 52, Saint Mary’s 43 — and it all...

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Why Cell Phone Snooping Sometimes Is the Right Thing to Do

Is it ever okay to snoop on someone else’s phone? This question tends to stir up strong emotions on both sides of the issue. There are those who think trust and respect are paramount in a relationship. Breaking into our partner’s phone or computer violates that trust. In fact, it’s illegal to install spyware and monitor another person’s phone without their permission in twenty US states. Yet too many people think nothing of playing fast and loose with the hearts of others. Nearly a third of survey respondents already in a committed relationship reported they had engaged in cybersex with someone else. It’s become easy to keep sexual relationships undisclosed and hidden. In a “Perfect World” scenario, only paranoid crazies and wackos...

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a dangerous journey to bring a killer to justice - Kayla Walsh Trilogy by Karen Randau

"This book is the first in a trilogy and moves quickly. Nails bitten, fingers crossed, I am waiting for the second book." Sandra, Goodreads (about book #1) Description: Nowhere To Hide (#1) A young woman embarks on a dangerous journey to bring a killer to justice.Kayla is newly-engaged and excited to break the news to her parents during a visit for winter break before her final semester at Princeton. As she enters her family’s living room, a home invader shatters her life forever, ruthlessly killing her parents and putting her in a coma.Two years later, she still remembers nothing of the attack, just that she kissed her fiancé goodbye before opening her family’s front door. Her fiancé thinks she’s dead...

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The 24 Best Mountain Towns in the U.S., Ranked

What makes the perfect mountain town? Quick access to adventure, of course, but how about the less obvious attributes? Does it have solid breweries and après food? Can an abundance of bike parks outweigh a lack of taco joints? Maybe. We explored such criteria in this highly subjective list, weighing each town against its peers in an attempt to rank the best mountain outposts in the U.S., from the southern Appalachians to the Chugach. There’s a good chance we’re going to piss you off with our picks. We probably left off your favorite town. Or worse, we included a place you wish we’d never written about. Some of the towns on this list are so damn awesome that they’re suffering from side effects like...

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